31 August 2015: What makes a great leader in construction?

Learn from prominent leaders in the construction industry as they talk about what health and safety leadership means for all levels of the industry and how to foster a safe and healthy workplace culture.

Watch presentations from Graham Darlow, George Adams, Craig Jones, Tony Gallagher and Rob Wotherspoon below.

Fulton Hogan    McConnell Dowell

Listen to Graham Darlow, Chair of the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter and Chief Executive of Fletcher Construction talk about how the Charter levies will be invested in supporting signatories to improve their health and safety performance.
Graham also talks about how even the best of leaders can make mistakes, and how good leaders accept responsibility, reflect, learn and re-try.

George Adams is currently Chairman of the Occupational Health Advisory Group of WorkSafe New Zealand and has recently been appointed Chair of the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum; He is passionate about improving New Zealand’s health and safety record. In 2013 Safeguard Workplace Health and Safety Awards, George received the “Leader of the Year” Award.
Hear George discuss the importance of leadership in health and safety.

Craig Jones is the cofounder of Corbel Construction. Since its inception in 2002 Corbel construction has developed to be a successful construction business. In 2015 Kristina Wischnowsky, Corbel Construction’s Business Excellence Manager, and Chair of the Charter’s Communications Working Group, was winner of the NZISM health and safety practitioner of the year award at the 2015 New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards.

Craig spoke about the challenges of growing a small business into a medium company while maintaining a strong safety culture.

Tony Gallagher is the Executive Manager- Christchurch Rebuild for Fulton Hogan Ltd. He’s also a member of the Charter Steering Group and the Charter Performance Working Group.
Tony talks about the new Charter Member’s Area and how it will help signatories to improve their Charter performance.

Rob Wotherspoon is Regional Manager – Christchurch for McConnell Dowell Constructors Ltd. Rob welcomes 26 new signatories and six new endorsees to the Canterbury rebuild Safety Charter.

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